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season's big success. they made it all the way to the final four. vcu takes on fourth-seeded indiana tomorrow. i think that's consistent with my bracket. >> you've got them all the way to the top. >> yes, sir. >> other local teams did not fare as well as rcu. loyola of maryland lost to ohio state -- ouch -- 78-59. the loss ended a record year for the greyhounds. they won 24 of their games, most in the school's history. loyola won just a single game eight years ago. that was a year before the current head coach, jimmy petsos, took over the program. >>> and west virginia's season is over. the mountaineers fell to gonzaga 77-54. gonzaga -- zaga? scored 13 points in the final 12 minutes of the first half to blow open the game. west virginia ended the season with a 19-14 record. this was also the mountaineers' last game of the big east conference. they'll play in the big 12 next season. >> gallon zonzagagonzaga, an al. >>> two local teams in action. georgetown takes on belmont at 3:10. virginia plays florida this afternoon. that game tips off at 2:10. >> i always mispronounce that. >> i k
tornadoes have been confirmed. people cleaning up the mess in indiana are now dealing with snow, adding insult to injury. >>> this morning we're hearing from an indiana mother who used her own body to shield her two kids from the storm. stephanie decker picked up her children from school early in henryville, indiana. all three went into the basement before the tornado and waited out the storm. from her hospital bed, she talked about what happened once the tornado hit. >> as soon as the glass broke, the house started shifting. he was crying, and he was screaming. he's 8. so -- and reece is 5. i took a blanket, and i -- i pulled it over my children, and i tied it in a knot. i tied it so they were in this blanket tied in a knot. and everything started hitting my back, beams, pillars, furniture. everything was just slamming into my back. but i had my children in the blanket, and i was on top of them. and i was reaching around holding them. they were screaming, mommy, i can't live without you. i don't want to die. >> even a storm isn't stronger than a mother's love. stephanie lost parts of b
the west ahead of a front bringing rain into ohio, kentucky, indiana. hooks like that will be arriving this evening. between now and then, we'll have a little sunshine this morning. temperatures now in the upper 30s to the low to mid 40s near washington. farther to the west, it's dipped to the mid 30s in parts of northern fauquier, loudoun and frederick counties. into the upper 30s in western maryland, much of the mountain region. sunrise at 7:23 this morning as we're in daylight saving time. by 9:00, partly sunny, temperatures into the upper 50s. and then mostly cloudy by noontime, into the mid 60s. may get up to around 70 and hold steady for a few hours during the middle and latter part of the afternoon with a lot of clouds around. this evening, does look like rain moving in. sunset at 7:13. that rain moving into the metro area by about 8:00 or 9:00. occasional showers through the rest of the evening. by midnight, we'll be down into the upper 50s. >>> a look at the rest of the week and a peek at the weekend. that will be in ten minutes. now danella, how's traffic? >>> still looking g
and 8 assists. the wizards look to add to the momentum tonight with the indiana pacers at the verizon center. >> well, 4:55 is the time right now. coming up, warning for many of us who use facebook. coming up at 5:15, the scam you will need to watch out for when you go online. >> first, how to get things back to normal. how a con freegation is raising money to make repairs to the church. church. >>> make way for churyou're on timeout leo! >>> make way for some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof. some things will. save up to 20% on an ikea kitchen. ♪ hit the road, jack ♪ and don't you come back no more ♪ ♪ no more, no more, no more ♪ hit the road, jack ♪ and don't you come back no more ♪ [ male announcer ] want your weeds to hit the road? hit 'em with roundup extended control. one application kills weeds and puts down a barrier to stop new ones for up to four months. roundup extended control spray once. stop weeds for months. >>> welcome back. a z.c. church is raising money to repair earthquake damage. the 5.8 earthquake that hit last fall damaged the organ and ceiling.
damage. three inches of rain fell in houston. >>> and here's something students in indiana can look forward to after a devastating tornado destroyed their school. the group lady antebellum announced it will perform at the henryville high school prom. the deadly twister destroyed the school and a large part of henryville. the group picked henryville during an online video contest. >>> this turm a team of researchers will again attempt to solve one of the country's greatest mysteries -- that is what happened to amelia earhart. they will use high-tech underwater equipment to search the pacific for pieces of the plane. the executive director has a fascinating theory about what might have happened to the heroic pilot. she thinks that she and her navigator might have made an emergency landing on an island and hater died as cast-- later died as castaways. the con sense us is that the plane ran out of fuel and crashed into the ocean. >>> the architect designing a dwight d. eisenhower memorial says he is open to changes. the eisenhower family objects to parts of the memorial that depict him
. former hoya roy hibbert was key down the stretch for indiana. the wizards are now 11-39 on the season. they have the third worst record in the nba. >> the last several games have been close. >> i know. >> at least they're getting better. >> losing at the last minute, no way to go. especially after a big lead. tom, tell us about the forecast. >>> march madness continues weatherwise as we've had the pollen counts really jump dramatically. we've had up and down temperatures, and today, well, we're going to have a cooler weather pattern moving in. this morning right now under a mostly clear sky over the monuments. there is the washington monument, jefferson memorial. right now 46 at reagan national. but elsewhere, outside the beltway, many locations are down into the 30s. but above freezing. however, don't be surprised to see a little scattered frost west and north of the metro area. pollen count very high. over 2,000, more than almost as much as four times higher than it was the previous day. mostly oak tree pollen. if you're an allergy sufferer, just keep that in mind. do what you can t
that twister hit. >>> we're also learning more about the indiana mother who lost parts of both of her legs and broke several ribs while shielding her children from the tornado. stephanie decker is scheduled to have surgery tomorrow. she's expected to walk again using prosthetic legs and feet in about three months. as the storm approached, she tied a blanket around her 8-year-old and 5-year-old and used her body as a human shield as the twister sent debris crashing into her. a beam even landed on her. the three were in the basement of the family's dream home. neither of the children was hurt, not even a scratch. her husband was at work at the time. we'll hear from decker on the "today" show. >>> a group of fun for friends snowballing on a utah -- snowmobiling on a utah mountain turned dangerous. a sudden avalanche buried one and the rescue was caught on video. one of the snowmobilers climbed to a high point on the mountain. and the snow let loose. a chunk of snow 200 yrds crass came down, pushing a snowmobile and its rider down the slope, trapping him ten feet under. luckily his life-long f
-point lead in an 85-83 defeat to the -- they lost to the indiana pacers. john wall had a chance to tie the game as time expired. unfortunately, his shot did not beat the buzzer. the wizards now 11-35 on the season. >>> alex ovechkin seems to be getting hot at the right time but can't win a game by himself. he scored his 33rd goal of the year. 26 seconds into the game last night against the philadelphia flyers. it was his sixth goal in five games. but it was the capitals' only goal in the game. the flyers nodded it up and got the win in a shoot-out. the caps earned one point to put them a point up on the buffalo sabres for the eighth and final spot in the playoffs. >>> it's a video that became an internet sensation, and it appears to show a revolution in human-powered flight. >> apparently it is actually just some crafty filmmaking, though. the video was posted by a dutchman earlier this week. take a look. shows a contraption that syncs the motions of the man's flapping arms with wings made from a kite. you see it there. computer graphics experts found flaws in some of this footage, tho
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